South Fork Bishop Creek Condtions

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
South Fork Bishop Creek
Submission Info
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:15am
37° 12' 29.0412" N, 118° 34' 30.6768" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Toured up South Lake Road to check on conditions following the storm. Left road near the Table Mountain Group Campground and headed up East and Northeast slopes. Experienced frequent whumping throughout route. 

After tour drove over to Aspendell and noted avalanche on the usual approach route to Bishop Bowl. Appeared to have occurred post storm, perhaps on warming during late morning. See photos

Noted rollerballs on most E and SE slopes.

 

 

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Snowpack photos: 
Avalanche near Bishop Bowl
Avalanche near Bishop Bowl
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
South
Accumulation rate: 
None

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